2020/21 Flamenco Class Schedule and Registration

Current Term: Sept 7* – Nov 14, 2020

Beginners
Wednesday 3:15-4:15 pm* (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1
Thursday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1
Friday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)

Elementary 1 (recommended for returning students who completed part of the 2019/20 Beginner year)
Monday 7:15-8:15 pm* (Amity)
Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm* (Amity)

Elementary
Thursday 4:45-5:45 pm (Amity)

Elementary/Intermediate
Monday 4:45-5:45 pm* (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1
Wednesday 4:45-5:45 pm* (Amity)

Intermediate
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 pm* (Amity)

Inter/Adv
Wednesday 11:15 am-12:15 pm* (Veronica)
Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm (Amity)
Friday 4:45-5:45 pm (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1

Advanced
Friday 6:00-7:00 pm (Veronica & Denise)
Saturday 10:15-11:15 am (Veronica & Denise)

Solo Skills (Coaching)
Monday 11:15 am-1:15 pm* (Veronica)

Junior Flamenco (10-14 years-old)
Thursday 3:30-4:30 pm Junior Flamenco (Veronica) – Experience required, placement at teachers’ discretion – cancelled in Term 1

Open level (bulerias)
Monday 10:00-11:00 am bulerias por fiesta* (Veronica)
Friday 4:45-5:45 pm bulerias por fiesta (Veronica & Denise)

Open level
Monday 6:00-7:00 pm tangos por fiesta* (Amity)
Wednesday 10:00-11:00 am Por fiesta* (Veronica)
Friday 6:00-7:00 pm Fiesta Skills (pre-coaching) (Amity)
Saturday 9:00-10:00 am bata de cola** (Veronica)

Open level (non-dance)
Saturday 1:00-2:00 pm Guitar group class (Gareth)
Friday 7:15-8:15 pm CAP – compas, accompaniment, & palmas (Gareth & Denise)

All classes at University Heights Shopping Centre studio, 3980 Shelbourne St. (Upper level)

*Please refer to the important dates to remember tab for holiday hours that effect this class.

**Due to COVID-19 this class will not be using long skirts with a train (bata de cola), technique exercises will be specifically chosen to build the leg and core strength, elegant posture, and upper body control needed for when it is safe to bring back the skirts.

Beginner flamenco – Introduction to basic rhythms, dance styles, footwork, posture and movement. It is recommended to take two classes a week for fast progress.

Elementary 1 – These classes are recommended for students who completed a partial year of Beginner Flamenco.

Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced – Study of general technique including footwork, upper body style, turns, palmas, and short samples of choreography.

Open level classes – Elementary to Advanced level students welcome.

Cante class – Cancelled due to COVID-19.  This class will be reinstated once it is safe to do so.

CAP class – Music immersion with flamenco clapping rhythms for dance, cante & guitar accompaniment.

Bata de cola – Due to COVID-19 this class will not be using long skirts with a train (bata de cola), technique exercises will be specifically chosen to build the leg and core strength, elegant posture, and upper body control needed for when it is safe to bring back the skirts.

Fiesta Skills (Pre-coaching) – Develop skills needed to dance all fiesta pieces as solos during class (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Solo Skills (Coaching)

  • Intermediate and Advanced students only
  • Focus on preparing solo work for cuadro
  • Not available for making up classes
  • The cost of this class is calculated as two hours on the fee schedule
  • Pre-requisites: minimum three years flamenco experience, ability to dance all fiesta pieces as solos (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Junior class – Fun and dance basics. 10-14 yr.  Experience required, placement at teachers’ discretion

Guitar group class – Suitable for those new to Flamenco guitar, as well as guitarists wishing to improve their understanding of rhythm and Flamenco style.  Beginners welcome!

Performance opportunities may include:

  • Festivals/Community events
  • In-studio shows
  • Year-End performance

At this time, all performances have been suspended due to COVID-19

  • Payment by e-transfer to almadeespana@shaw.ca will secure your spot for the 10-week Term – due upon acceptance of registration.
  • Contact the studio if you need to arrange an alternative payment method
  • Term fees are nonrefundable.

Fee totals per 10-week Term
Prices include tax:
$186 / term = 1 class/week
$340 / term = 2 classes/week
$510 / term = 3 classes/week
$616 / term = 4 classes/week
$770 / term = 5 classes/week
$828 / term = 6 classes/week

Junior class: $179 / term = 1 class/week

  • Should any class be missed due to illness, class credits usable for on-line Virtual Flamenco content will be offered as a substitution for in-person lessons.
  • For all other missed lesson inquires please email: almadeespana@shaw.ca
  • Requests to make-up a class in-person, must be made by email no later than 24 hours prior to the class you wish to make-up in.
  • Make-up lessons are at the discretion of the teacher and will not be permitted in classes that are running at studio capacity.
  • NO DROP-IN STUDENTS AT THIS TIME

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca 

Due to holiday hours at University Heights, class times are different on statutory holidays and/or will be made up at a different time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Labour Day – Monday, September 7

Bulerias por fiesta – Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 10-11:00 am
Solo Skills – Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 11:15 am-1:15 pm
Tangos – Monday, Sept. 7 at 2:00-3:00 pm
El. 1 – Monday, Sept. 7 at 3:15-4:15 pm

Thanksgiving Day – Monday, October 12

Bulerias por fiesta – Friday, Oct. 16 at 10-11:00 am
Solo Skills – Friday, Oct. 16 at 11:15 am-1:15 pm
Tangos – Monday, Oct. 12 at 2:00-3:00 pm
El. 1 – Monday, Oct. 12 at 3:15-4:15 pm

Remembrance Day – Wednesday, November 11

Por fiesta – Friday, Nov. 13 at 10:00-11:00 am
Int./Adv. – Friday, Nov. 13 at 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Beginner – Friday, Nov. 13 at 3:15-4:15 pm
El./Int. – Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 12:45-1:45 pm
Int. – Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 2:00-3:00 pm
El. 1 – Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 3:15-4:15 pm

We are an arts organization that has been significantly impacted by the current pandemic.  Our studio has been closed and our teachers have been out of work for over 3 months.  We understand firsthand the financial hardship that many people are facing right now.  We empathize and want to reach out to our community and offer support if we can.  

Who is eligible: 

. Registered students who due to financial hardship cannot afford to pay full price for a class.

. Registered students who can pay full price for one or more classes, but cannot afford and are interested in taking additional classes per week.

To apply click here.  

Visit our workshop page for a full list of 2020 Summer classes

Due to COVID-19 we are updating private dance lesson fees.  These changes will take place July 6, 2020.

Private dance lessons will be conducted at the University Heights Studio and will be scheduled at a convenient time with the teacher of your choice.

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

These prices include GST and the cost of the studio rent.

Contact the studio to arrange a lesson.

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca 

Current Term: Sept 7* – Nov 14, 2020

Beginners
Wednesday 3:15-4:15 pm* (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1
Thursday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1
Friday 7:15-8:15 pm (Amity)

Elementary 1 (recommended for returning students who completed part of the 2019/20 Beginner year)
Monday 7:15-8:15 pm* (Amity)
Wednesday 7:15-8:15 pm* (Amity)

Elementary
Thursday 4:45-5:45 pm (Amity)

Elementary/Intermediate
Monday 4:45-5:45 pm* (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1
Wednesday 4:45-5:45 pm* (Amity)

Intermediate
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 pm* (Amity)

Inter/Adv
Wednesday 11:15 am-12:15 pm* (Veronica)
Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm (Amity)
Friday 4:45-5:45 pm (Amity) – cancelled in Term 1

Advanced
Friday 6:00-7:00 pm (Veronica & Denise)
Saturday 10:15-11:15 am (Veronica & Denise)

Solo Skills (Coaching)
Monday 11:15 am-1:15 pm* (Veronica)

Junior Flamenco (10-14 years-old)
Thursday 3:30-4:30 pm Junior Flamenco (Veronica) – Experience required, placement at teachers’ discretion – cancelled in Term 1

Open level (bulerias)
Monday 10:00-11:00 am bulerias por fiesta* (Veronica)
Friday 4:45-5:45 pm bulerias por fiesta (Veronica & Denise)

Open level
Monday 6:00-7:00 pm tangos por fiesta* (Amity)
Wednesday 10:00-11:00 am Por fiesta* (Veronica)
Friday 6:00-7:00 pm Fiesta Skills (pre-coaching) (Amity)
Saturday 9:00-10:00 am bata de cola** (Veronica)

Open level (non-dance)
Saturday 1:00-2:00 pm Guitar group class (Gareth)
Friday 7:15-8:15 pm CAP – compas, accompaniment, & palmas (Gareth & Denise)

All classes at University Heights Shopping Centre studio, 3980 Shelbourne St. (Upper level)

*Please refer to the important dates to remember tab for holiday hours that effect this class.

**Due to COVID-19 this class will not be using long skirts with a train (bata de cola), technique exercises will be specifically chosen to build the leg and core strength, elegant posture, and upper body control needed for when it is safe to bring back the skirts.

Beginner flamenco – Introduction to basic rhythms, dance styles, footwork, posture and movement. It is recommended to take two classes a week for fast progress.

Elementary 1 – These classes are recommended for students who completed a partial year of Beginner Flamenco.

Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced – Study of general technique including footwork, upper body style, turns, palmas, and short samples of choreography.

Open level classes – Elementary to Advanced level students welcome.

Cante class – Cancelled due to COVID-19.  This class will be reinstated once it is safe to do so.

CAP class – Music immersion with flamenco clapping rhythms for dance, cante & guitar accompaniment.

Bata de cola – Due to COVID-19 this class will not be using long skirts with a train (bata de cola), technique exercises will be specifically chosen to build the leg and core strength, elegant posture, and upper body control needed for when it is safe to bring back the skirts.

Fiesta Skills (Pre-coaching) – Develop skills needed to dance all fiesta pieces as solos during class (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Solo Skills (Coaching)

  • Intermediate and Advanced students only
  • Focus on preparing solo work for cuadro
  • Not available for making up classes
  • The cost of this class is calculated as two hours on the fee schedule
  • Pre-requisites: minimum three years flamenco experience, ability to dance all fiesta pieces as solos (tangos, bulerias, fandangos, & sevillanas)

Junior class – Fun and dance basics. 10-14 yr.  Experience required, placement at teachers’ discretion

Guitar group class – Suitable for those new to Flamenco guitar, as well as guitarists wishing to improve their understanding of rhythm and Flamenco style.  Beginners welcome!

Performance opportunities may include:

  • Festivals/Community events
  • In-studio shows
  • Year-End performance

At this time, all performances have been suspended due to COVID-19

  • Payment by e-transfer to almadeespana@shaw.ca will secure your spot for the 10-week Term – due upon acceptance of registration.
  • Contact the studio if you need to arrange an alternative payment method
  • Term fees are nonrefundable.

Fee totals per 10-week Term
Prices include tax:
$186 / term = 1 class/week
$340 / term = 2 classes/week
$510 / term = 3 classes/week
$616 / term = 4 classes/week
$770 / term = 5 classes/week
$828 / term = 6 classes/week

Junior class: $179 / term = 1 class/week

  • Should any class be missed due to illness, class credits usable for on-line Virtual Flamenco content will be offered as a substitution for in-person lessons.
  • For all other missed lesson inquires please email: almadeespana@shaw.ca
  • Requests to make-up a class in-person, must be made by email no later than 24 hours prior to the class you wish to make-up in.
  • Make-up lessons are at the discretion of the teacher and will not be permitted in classes that are running at studio capacity.
  • NO DROP-IN STUDENTS AT THIS TIME

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca 

Due to holiday hours at University Heights, class times are different on statutory holidays and/or will be made up at a different time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Labour Day – Monday, September 7

Bulerias por fiesta – Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 10-11:00 am
Solo Skills – Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 11:15 am-1:15 pm
Tangos – Monday, Sept. 7 at 2:00-3:00 pm
El. 1 – Monday, Sept. 7 at 3:15-4:15 pm

Thanksgiving Day – Monday, October 12

Bulerias por fiesta – Friday, Oct. 16 at 10-11:00 am
Solo Skills – Friday, Oct. 16 at 11:15 am-1:15 pm
Tangos – Monday, Oct. 12 at 2:00-3:00 pm
El. 1 – Monday, Oct. 12 at 3:15-4:15 pm

Remembrance Day – Wednesday, November 11

Por fiesta – Friday, Nov. 13 at 10:00-11:00 am
Int./Adv. – Friday, Nov. 13 at 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Beginner – Friday, Nov. 13 at 3:15-4:15 pm
El./Int. – Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 12:45-1:45 pm
Int. – Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 2:00-3:00 pm
El. 1 – Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 3:15-4:15 pm

We are an arts organization that has been significantly impacted by the current pandemic.  Our studio has been closed and our teachers have been out of work for over 3 months.  We understand firsthand the financial hardship that many people are facing right now.  We empathize and want to reach out to our community and offer support if we can.

Who is eligible:

. Registered students who due to financial hardship cannot afford to pay full price for a class.

. Registered students who can pay full price for one or more classes, but cannot afford and are interested in taking additional classes per week.

To apply click here.

Visit our workshop page for a full list of 2020 Summer classes

Due to COVID-19 we are updating private dance lesson fees.  These changes will take place July 6, 2020.

Private dance lessons will be conducted at the University Heights Studio and will be scheduled at a convenient time with the teacher of your choice.

Private dance lesson 1-hour $85
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $42.50 each for 2 people
Semi-private dance lesson 1-hour $30 each for 3 people

These prices include GST and the cost of the studio rent.

Contact the studio to arrange a lesson.

Private guitar lessons and packages are to be booked directly with Gareth Owen: gareth@flamencoguitar.ca